Come take a break and relax in the Manga Lounge.
Manga Lounge is a quiet place for attendees to escape the madness of the convention and relax with a nice manga. Manga Lounge has been a staple at Anime Expo for many years as a place for everyone to come and relax for a while. Regardless of your age or genre preference, there are thousands of manga for you to choose from when you visit the lounge. Unwind from the madness of con with a good read and some peace and quiet.
Hours of Operation
- Day 1 (July 2): 8 AM ~ 11 PM
- Day 2 (July 3): 8 AM ~ 11 PM
- Day 3 (July 4): 8 AM ~ 11 PM
- Day 4 (July 5): 8 AM ~ 3 PM
- Large bags and purses will need to be checked in upon entry.
- Manga Lounge in not responsible for any damaged or lost items. By checking in you have acknowledged this.
- Drinks are allowed, but please be cautious.
- Please return manga back to the proper shelf location according to age rating. With thousands of manga to organize this will be greatly appreciated.
- Talking is allowed, but please be respectful to the people around you.
- Photography is not allowed unless given permission by the department manager or a senior staffer.
Manga Lounge is excited to announce that our Art Contest is back!
Entering is as simple as creating a wonderful drawing based on this year’s theme. Every year we have an experienced artist as a guest judge, and great prizes for the most creative entries. Please join us in this year’s Manga Lounge Art Contest!
HOW to enter
- Participants are to create a minimum of 3 or more manga-styled panels. The contest theme will be announced at-con as the majority of the entry must be created during Anime Expo.
- Paper, colored pencils, and markers will be provided. If you have your own art supplies please feel free to use them.
- Please complete an entry form with all your basic information (Name, Date, Phone, E-mail address).
- Entries will be accepted until 5pm on Day 3 (July 4) of Anime Expo. At 6pm the winners will be announced. You do not have to be present to win your prize.
- Wonderful prizes, such as art supplies, will be given to the best entries!